Rod Higgins
Seasons: 7
Playoffs: 2
Division Titles: 0
Conference Titles: 0
NBA Titles: 0
  Best transaction: Named Larry Brown head coach on April 29, 2008
Worst transaction: Traded guard Jason Richardson, forward Jared Dudley and a 2010 second-round pick to the Phoenix Suns for guards Raja Bell and Sean Singletary and forward Boris Diaw on December 10, 2008
Executive of the Year: Never
TRANSACTIONS:
SEASON 2013-14
June 13 2014
Resigned as president of basketball operations.
April 10 2014
Signed center DJ White for the remainder of the season.
March 31 2014
Signed center DJ White to a second 10-day contract.
March 21 2014
Signed center DJ White to a 10-day contract.
March 4 2014
Signed center Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract.
March 2 2014
Waived guard Ben Gordon.
February 20 2014
Traded guard Ramon Sessions and forward Jeff Adrien to the Milwaukee Bucks for guards Luke Ridnour and Gary Neal.
December 11 2013
Signed forward Chris Douglas-Roberts and waived forward James Southerland.
October 31 2013
Exercised the contract options on guard Kemba Walker, forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and center Bismack Biyombo through 2014-15.
October 23 2013
Waived center Patrick O'Bryant.
October 10 2013
Waived guards Abdul Gaddy and Troy Daniels.
October 1 2013
Signed guards Abdul Gaddy and Troy Daniels and center Patrick O'Bryant.
September 5 2013
Signed forward James Southerland.
August 19 2013
Signed forward Anthony Tolliver.
August 9 2013
Re-signed guard Jannero Pargo.
July 28 2013
Re-signed guard Gerald Henderson.
July 11 2013
Re-signed forward Josh McRoberts.
July 10 2013
Signed forwards Al Jefferson and Cody Zeller and waived forward Tyrus Thomas.
July 1 2013
Named Patrick Ewing associate head coach and Bob Beyer, Stephen Silas, Bob Weiss and Mark Price assistant coaches.
June 28 2013
Tendered a qualifying offer to guard Gerald Henderson.
Draft 2013
Selected forward Cody Zeller (4th overall pick).
May 29 2013
Named Steve Clifford head coach.
SEASON 2012-13
April 23 2013
Fired head coach Mike Dunlap.
April 3 2013
Signed guard Jannero Pargo for the remainder of the season.
March 23 2013
Signed guard Jannero Pargo to a second 10-day contract.
March 14 2013
Signed guard Jannero Pargo to a 10-day contract.
February 21 2013
Traded forward Hakim Warrick to the Orlando Magic for forward Josh McRoberts.
December 9 2012
Signed forward Jeff Adrien and waived guard Cory Higgins.
November 13 2012
Traded guard Matt Carroll to the New Orleans Hornets for forward Hakim Warrick.
October 28 2012
Waived forwards Josh Owens and DaJuan Summers.

October 26 2012
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xercised the contract options on guard Kemba Walker and forward Bismack Biyombo through 2013-14.

October 6 2012
Waived guard Paris Horne and forward Jeff Adrien.
August 27 2012
Named Dan Leibovitz and Brian Winters assistant coaches.
July 14 2012
Signed center Brandan Haywood.
July 13 2012
Signed guard Ramon Sessions and forward Jeffery Taylor.
July 7 2012
Signed forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
July 2 2012
Waived forward Jamario Moon.
Draft 2012
Selected forwards Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (2nd overall pick) and Jeffery Taylor (31st overall pick).
June 26 2012
Traded forward Corey Maggette to the Detroit Pistons for guard Ben Gordon and a future first-round pick.
June 20 2012
Named Mike Dunlap head coach.

SEASON 2011-12
April 14 2012
Signed forward Jamario Moon for the remainder of the season.
March 21 2012
Waived forward Boris Diaw.
January 25 2012
Exercised the contract option on guard Gerald Henderson through 2012-13.
December 25 2011
Signed guard Cory Higgins.
December 24 2011
Waived guard Ben Uzoh.
December 23 2011
Waived guard Durrell Summers and forwards Taylor Griffin and Melvin Ely.
December 19 2011
Signed forward Bismack Biyombo and traded a 2013 second-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for forward BJ Mullens.
December 15 2011
Signed guard Reggie Williams.
December 14 2011
Signed guard Durrell Summers and forwards Taylor Griffin and Melvin Ely.
December 11 2011
Signed guards Kemba Walker and Ben Uzoh.
December 9 2011
Signed forward Derrick Brown.
June 28 2011
Named Rob Werdann assistant coach.
June 27 2011
Tendered a qualifying offer to forward Dante Cunningham.
Draft 2011
Selected guard Kemba Walker (9th overall pick) and forwards Tobias Harris (19th overall pick) and Jeremy Tyler (39th overall pick).

 Traded guard Shaun Livingston, forward Stephen Jackson and the draft rights to forward Tobias Harris to the Milwaukee Bucks for forward Corey Maggette and the draft rights to forward Bismack Biyombo from the Sacramento Kings. Traded the draft rights to forward Jeremy Tyler to the Golden State Warriors for cash.
June 14 2011
Named president of basketball operations.
SEASON 2010-11
March 28 2011
Signed guard Garrett Temple for the remainder of the season.
March 17 2011
Signed guard Garrett Temple to a second 10-day contract.
March 7 2011
Signed guard Garrett Temple to a 10-day contract.
March 3 2011
Signed forward Dominic McGuire and waived forward Sean Marks.
February 28 2011
Waived guard Morris Peterson.
February 24 2011
Traded Gerald Wallace to Portland for forwards Dante Cunningham and Sean Marks, center Joel Przybilla and and conditional first-round picks in 2011 and 2013; traded center Nazr Mohammed to the Oklahoma City Thunder for guard Morris peterson and forward DJ White; waived guard Sherron Collins and forwards Dominic McGuire and Derrick Brown.
February 16 2011
Signed head coach Paul Silas to a contract extension.
December 26 2010
Named Ralph Lewis, Charles Oakley and Stephen Silas assistant coaches.
December 22 2010
Fired head coach Larry Brown and named Paul Silas interim head coach.
October 29 2010
Exercised the contract options on guards DJ Augustin and Gerald Henderson through 2011-12.
October 21 2010
Waived forward Darius Miles and center Matt Rogers.
October 15 2010
Waived guard Javaris Crittenton.
September 28 2010
Signed center Matt Rogers.
September 27 2010
Signed guard Javaris Crittenton and forward Darius Miles.
September 14 2010
Waived center Erick Dampier.
August 24 2010
Signed forward Kwame Brown.
August 6 2010
Signed guard Sherron Collins.
July 22 2010
Signed forward Dominic McGuire.
July 20 2010
Signed guard Shaun Livingston.
July 13 2010
Traded centers Tyson Chandler and Alexis Ajinca to the Dallas Mavericks for guard Matt Carroll, forward Eduardo Najera, Erick Dampier and cash.
July 12 2010
Re-signed forward Tyrus Thomas.
SEASON 2009-10
March 13 2010
Signed guard Larry Hughes for the remainder of the season.
February 18 2010
Traded guards Ronald Murray and Acie Law and a future first-round pick to the Chicago Bulls for forward Tyrus Thomas; traded a protected 2016 second-round pick to the San Antonio Spurs for center Theo Ratliff.
November 16 2009
Traded guard Raja Bell and forward Vladimir Radmanovic to the Golden State Warriors for guard Acie Law and forward Stephen Jackson.
October 29 2009
Exercised the contract options on center Alexis Ajinca through 2010-11.
October 22 2009
Waived guards guards Dontell Jefferson and Antonio Anderson.
October 6 2009
Exercised the contract option on guard DJ Augustin through 2010-11.
September 30 2009
Signed guards Stephen Graham and Antonio Anderson.
September 24 2009
Signed guard Ronald Murray.
September 23 2009
Re-signed guard Raymond Felton.
July 28 2009
Traded center Emeka Okafor to the New Orleans Hornets for center Tyson Chandler.
July 13 2009
Signed forward Derrick Brown.
July 8 2009
Signed guard Gerald Henderson.

Draft 2009
Selected guards Gerald Henderson (12th overall pick), AJ Price (52nd overall pick) and Robert Vaden (54th overall pick) and forward Derrick Brown (40th overall pick). Traded the draft rights to guard Robert Vaden to the Oklahoma City Thunder for cash.

June 23 2009
Tendered a qualifying offer to guard Raymond Felton.
SEASON 2008-09
March 31 2009
Signed guard Dontell Jefferson for the remainder of the season.
March 22 2009
Signed guard Dontell Jefferson to a second 10-day contract.
March 10 2009
Signed guard Dontell Jefferson to a 10-day contract.
February 18 2009
Signed forward Cartier Martin for the remainder of the season.
February 7 2009
Traded guard Shannon Brown and forward Adam Morrison to the Los Angeles Lakers for forward Vladimir Radmanovic; signed forward Cartier Martin to a second 10-day contract.
January 29 2009
Signed forward Cartier Martin to a 10-day contract.
January 16 2009
Traded forward Matt Carroll and center Ryan Hollins to the Dallas Mavericks for center DeSagana Diop.
December 12 2008
Waived center Dwayne Jones and signed forward Juwan Howard.
December 10 2008
Traded guard Jason Richardson, forward Jared Dudley and a 2010 second-round pick to the Phoenix Suns for guards Raja Bell and Sean Singletary and forward Boris Diaw.
November 24 2008
Signed center Dwayne Jones.
November 19 2008
Waived forwards Linton Johnson and Andre Brown.
October 28 2008
Signed forward Linton Johnson.
October 27 2008
Waived forward Jermareo Davidson.
October 23 2008
Waived forward Justin Williams.
October 16 2008
Signed forward Justin Williams.
October 15 2008
Exercised the contract options on forwards Adam Morrison and Jared Dudley through 2009-10.
October 14 2008
Waived guards Marcus Williams and Donell Taylor.
September 27 2008
Signed guards Marcus Williams and Donell Taylor and forward Andre Brown.
September 24 2008
Signed forward Carl Landry to an offer sheet.
August 11 2008
Traded the draft rights to guard Kyle Weaver to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a second-round pick.
August 6 2008
Signed guard Shannon Brown.
July 31 2008
Re-signed center Emeka Okafor.
July 25 2008
Re-signed center Ryan Hollins.
July 8 2008
Signed guard DJ Augustin and center Alexis Ajinca.
July 7 2008
Named Herb Brown assistant coach.
July 1 2008
Tendered qualifying offers to forward Emeka Okafor and center Ryan Hollins and exercised the contract option on forward Jermareo Davidson through 2008-09.
Draft 2008
Selected guards DJ Augustin (9th overall pick) and Kyle Weaver (38th overall pick) and center Alexis Ajinca (20th overall pick).
June 25 2008
Traded a future protected first-round pick to the Denver Nuggets for the 20th overall draft pick.
June 4 2008
Named Dave Hanners, Phil Ford and Jeff Capel assistant coaches.
April 29 2008
Named Larry Brown head coach.
April 26 2008
Fired head coach Sam Vincent.
SEASON 2007-08
February 29 2008
Waived guard Jeff McInnis.
January 31 2008
Signed guard Earl Boykins.
December 14 2007
Traded center Primoz Brezec and forward Walter Herrmann to the Detroit Pistons for center Nazr Mohammed.
December 4 2007
Signed forward Anderson Varejao to an offer sheet.
October 24 2007
Waived guard CJ Watson and forward Jameel Watkins.
October 13 2007
Waived forward Gabe Muoneke and centers Deji Akindele and Marcus Campbell.
October 1 2007
Re-signed guard Derek Anderson, signed guard CJ Watson, forwards Gabe Muoneke and Jameel Watkins and centers Deji Akindele and Marcus Campbell.
August 29 2007
Re-signed guard Jeff McInnis.
July 26 2007
Signed forward Jermareo Davidson.
July 19 2007
Re-signed forward Gerald Wallace.
July 17 2007
Re-signed guard Matt Carroll.
July 4 2007
Signed forward Jared Dudley.
Draft 2007
Selected forwards Brandan Wright (8th overall pick) and Jared Dudley (22nd overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to forward Brandan Wright and cash to the Golden State Warriors for guard Jason Richardson and the draft rights to forward Jermareo Davidson.
June 29 2007
Waived guard Brevin Knight.
June 18 2007
Named Dell Curry assistant coach and John Outlaw director of pro player personnel.
June 13 2007
Named Paul Mokeski assistant coach.
June 8 2007
Named Phil Ford and Lee Rose assistant coaches.